Berlin Police Investigates Suspicious Letter Sent To US Embassy

11 September 2018, Berlin: The flag of the United States of America flies at half-mast at the US Embassy in front of the Brandenburg Gate. 17 years ago, two airliners flew into the towers of the World Trade Center. T... 11 September 2018, Berlin: The flag of the United States of America flies at half-mast at the US Embassy in front of the Brandenburg Gate. 17 years ago, two airliners flew into the towers of the World Trade Center. Thousands of people were killed in the attack. Photo: Wolfgang Kumm/dpa (Photo by Wolfgang Kumm/picture alliance via Getty Images) MORE LESS
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BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say the U.S. Embassy has received another letter from a person who had previously sent threats and a white powder, which was later determined to be non-harmful.

Spokeswoman Valeska Jakubowski said police were investigating the letter, which was turned over to authorities Thursday after the embassy recognized the sender as the previous suspect from the other letters this summer. She says the current letter doesn’t contain a threat so it doesn’t appear a crime was committed.

She says the 54-year-old man behind all the letters was previously charged with disturbing the peace but his cases were thrown out because he was psychologically unfit for trial.

Explosive devices sent to high-profile political targets in the U.S. on Wednesday have put people on edge but Jakubowski says there’s no link.

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